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Jack Vance - Wikipedia

Do you know the mystery writer John Holbrook Vance? He is better known as Jack Vance - the Science Fiction and Fantasy author.

Iris Murdoch “One should go easy on smashing other people's lies. Better to concentrate on one's own.” ― Iris Murdoch, Henry and Cato,

In Which We Contemplate Iris Murdoch With Amused Hostility - Home - This Recording

Iris Murdoch, author of The Black Prince and A Severed Head

Iris Murdoch “Happiness is a matter of one’s most ordinary and everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self.” – Iris Murdoch, author of The Black Prince and A Severed Head

Cravat wearing poet and grumpy old guy Robert Bly. Actually super super nice and only some times grumpy!

Cravat wearing poet and grumpy old guy Robert Bly. Actually super super nice and only some times grumpy!

Pyotr Ilych Tchaikovsky was born on April 25, 1840.

Born in Kama-Votkinsk, Vyatka Guberniya in the Ural Mountains of Russia, he began piano studies at age five.

John Bayley and Iris Murdoch by Richard AvedonJohn Bayley and Iris Murdoch in London, December 1, 1995.

Richard Avedon and Photo Booth’s New Look

Jack London - gettyimages

Jack London on a boat, writing. Jack loved sailing, and his adventures inspired his stories.

Brilliant Film IRIS starring Jim Broadbent and Judi Dench

Judi Dench and Jim Broadbent in "Iris". Iris suffered from Alzheimer's disease in her later years. Especially tragic, perhaps, because of Iris' brilliant mind.

Julio Cortazar teaching Gabo how to scare!

Julio Cortazar teaching Gabo how to scare!

19 books to read for Hunger Games fans!

19 Books to Read If You Love 'The Hunger Games'

okay, not trying to spoil but The Red Queen and Glass sword books will break your heart into a million pieces and stomp on the remains of your heart that function.

W. H. Auden.- By his own account, in his later years, his face most closely resembled a "a wedding cake melting in the rain".  BUT I LOVE HIM!

William H Auden- poet 'Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come.

Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) attempted to support his family in a variety of occupations, including railroad policeman, business partner, and miner. None of these proved successful. However, Burroughs had always enjoyed reading adventure fiction and decided to try his hand at writing. Tarzan was the most popular, earning Burroughs enough money to start his own publishing house and a motion picture company.

Edgar Rice Burroughs: From his Tarzan series to the John Carter of Mars series everything I've read of his is great fiction and a lot of fun!

Iris Murdoch.......Who knew the human heart better......

My hero: Iris Murdoch by Charlotte Mendelson

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